Braintree Emergency Management Agency

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Braintree Emergency Management Agency has, in part, the following responsibilities: prepare and maintain Local, State and Federally approved Emergency Disaster plans; assist businesses and other departments within the town with developing contingency emergency plans; help locate and secure resources from within and outside the state; regularly execute and encourage drills to ensure the highest possible state of readiness; develop and maintain a volunteer group with appropriate training to assist in situations and disseminate information regarding disaster and emergency preparedness.

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